Agnieszka Radwanska Defeats Victoria Azarenka Agnieszka Radwanska soundly defeated Belarussian Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open. It was sweet revenge in its ultimate form. The score was 6-1, 5-7, 6-0 and the winner took it all while the loser had a fall.
Jan 22 2014, 7:56am CST
Wednesday At Lunch Time Is Best Time For Prospecting Calls The Web is the number one lead generation channel for B2B marketers. Social communities, websites and the Internet are destination sites for B2B buyers researching planned purchases and educating themselves on key...
Jan 18 2014, 3:16pm CST
Proposing A Compelling OSCON Talk By Simon St. Laurent
The OSCON call for proposals closes on January 30th. I’ve seen some great explanations of how to write a conference proposal generally, and my co-chair Matthew McCullough has an excellent...
Jan 18 2014, 12:56pm CST
North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently gave a threat to the US-South Korea annual joint military drills that were to take place close to the borders. Such threats are a common feature of Pyongyang’s erratic behavior in relation to the external world.
Jan 17 2014, 8:54am CST
America's Next Great Prescription Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diabetes and certain cancers, control blood pressure, prevent osteoporosis, and alleviate...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
Church Sex Abuse Files Released The Chicago Archdiocese of the Catholic Church has decided to bring its sex abuse files in the knowledge of the public. This is being done in order to prevent any future incidents of child molestation by priests.
Jan 16 2014, 5:34am CST
Greg 'Ghostcrawler' Street Jumps From Blizzard To Riot Games Riot Games has just hired Greg “Ghostcrawler’ Street as the new Lead Designer for the world’s most popular game, League of Legends. Street spent a decade working on the Age of Empires team, but is most well known for...
Jan 14 2014, 11:06am CST
2014 Marketing Trends You Probably Haven't Heard It’s that time of year. I’m hopped up on eggnog and ready to go! Last year’s “10 Marketing Trends for 2013 You Haven’t Heard” was a popular one. Let’s do it again. Hoping three or four of these are ones you won’t...
Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST
Do You Need To Learn To Say 'No' This Year? No. It’s a simple two-letter word that can be so difficult to say, particularly when it comes to business. That’s because so many have built their success by saying yes to whatever opportunities came their way and...
Jan 10 2014, 2:11pm CST
Target Breach More Devastating than Expected Target took the incident a little too lightly in the beginning. Yet now it is seriously thinking about confronting the security and data breach which occurred recently. That is because the damage done to its reputation by hackers is far more devastating than expected.
Jan 10 2014, 1:23pm CST
Oh Google+ And GMail, How Dare You ... Wait GoogleRage surfaced again yesterday when we learned that anyone could soon willy-nilly drop GMail on anybody else, unless you opt out, via Google+. From Slate:
Google just announced a big change that, as far as I can...
Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST
What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick
2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...
Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST
Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta.
Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...
Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST
The 3 Pitfalls Likely To Derail Your Financial Resolutions A couple of weeks ago, I suggested 14 possible financial New Year’s resolutions for 2014. Of course, the problem with New Year’s resolutions isn’t making them. It’s following through. One study showed that most...
Jan 9 2014, 6:26am CST
The Executive's Famous Last Words At Kotter Intetnational, Jimmy Leppert has the challenging job of encouraging executives to view leadership from a new perspective. This change in perspective can be critical to an executive’s future success.
Jan 9 2014, 5:16am CST
Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft? Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Sidecar or Lyft. Lyft has the added visual bonus of a furry pink mustache on the front grille....
Jan 8 2014, 11:01am CST
Japan Tainted Food Outbreak Causes Food Poisoning The latest crisis to hit Japan is a tainted food outbreak that has spread havoc. It has caused food poisoning in over 350 people. The company responsible for the frozen seafood laced with pesticide has apologized and recalled more than a million of the products.
Jan 8 2014, 4:00am CST
I Invested In A Startup - Now What? In a previous post, I wrote about investors increasingly turning to alternative investments in an effort to generate uncorrelated returns, hedge risk and diversify their asset allocation. This trend is highly likely to...
Jan 7 2014, 4:56pm CST
Former Football Coach's DataStax Doubles As It Beats Oracle One of the oldest cliches in the book is that if you can win at team sports, you can win at business too. You don’t have to look much farther than the spectacular failure of former Red Sox pitcher Kurt Schilling’s 38...
Jan 6 2014, 7:16am CST
4 Predictions About Podcasting For 2014 I spent a lot of time listening to podcasts in 2013, and chances are I’ll listen to even more this year.
And I suspect I won’t be the only one. As the podcast listenership grows with the rising tide of continued...
Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST
Nicole Scherzinger Faces a Catch-22 Situation Pussy Cat Dolls’ singer, Nicole Scherzinger currently faces a catch-22 situation of sorts. She is facing a conflict between two equally attractive choices. While she is being signed on for a $4.5 million contract with Sony, a future as an important celebrity on X-Factor seems just as important for the stylish pop starlet.
Jan 3 2014, 6:49am CST
Snapchat Breach Affects 4.6M Users A majority of Snapchat phone numbers and usernames, almost 4.6 million, got revealed in a hacking incident that shook the foundations of the service. This online leakage of vital personal information comes to us thanks to SnapchatDB which is an unofficial proxy site.
Jan 3 2014, 6:38am CST
Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk Texting, dialing cellphone while driving raises crash risk especially for teens, study finds
A sophisticated, real-world study confirms that dialing, texting or reaching for a cellphone while driving...
Jan 2 2014, 1:41am CST
Snapchat Hack Revealed 4.6 Million Phone Numbers and Usernames A majority of Snapchat phone numbers and usernames, almost 4.6 million, got revealed in a hacking incident that shook the foundations of the service. This online leakage of vital personal information comes to us thanks to SnapchatDB which is an unofficial proxy site.
Jan 1 2014, 10:52am CST
6 Fundamentals That Can Make You A Better Manager In 2014 When it comes to management, I’ve always been a bigger believer in fundamentals than fancy. Sure, there’s nothing at all wrong with, say, presentation skills that spellbind an audience of thousands, but when it comes...
Jan 1 2014, 8:26am CST
Cholesterol Controlling Surgery It has been found that bariatric surgery for weight loss purposes may reverse the ravages of the ageing process. Especially in obese patients who have too much bad cholesterol or happen to be diabetic, the signs of disease may become less prominent.
Dec 31 2013, 1:26pm CST
Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014 A new year is upon us. If you’re anything like me, right about now you’ve probably begun to think about what you can do (or stop doing) to secure for yourself a greater sense of success (however you define it!) in the...
Dec 30 2013, 1:01am CST
Weight Loss Surgery Reverse Aging The bariatric weight loss surgery may reverse the ravages of the aging process. Especially in obese patients who have too much bad cholesterol or happen to be diabetic, the signs of disease may become less prominent.
Dec 29 2013, 3:20am CST
2013: The Year Of The Latino Entrepreneur @giorodriguez: A look back on the year, from the perspective of someone on the “Latino tech beat”
We’re getting to the final hours of 2013, and — no surprise to me — I am looking backward, not forward as I hope to do...
Dec 28 2013, 6:41pm CST
The Branding Of Your Own Business As we approach the end of 2013 perhaps some of you may have a New Year’s resolution of starting your own business. You would not be alone of course.
It’s been a part of the American dream since the days of Benjamin...
Dec 27 2013, 1:26pm CST
Use the New Year to Improve Your Behavioral Fitness at Work This article is by Lee Newman, dean of innovation and behavior at IE Business School, dean of IE’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, a former consultant at McKinsey & Company and a founder of two technology...
Dec 26 2013, 9:51am CST
Using Guest Blogging to Build Your Network Networking is an important part of running a business. Yet many professionals have stocked their business blogs with valuable content and fine-tuned their social networks until they’re at the top of search rankings. Yet...
Dec 23 2013, 10:06am CST
Too Little, Too Late For China Mobile And Apple After six years Apple and China Mobile have finally struck a deal under which Apple will offer the iPhone to China Mobile’s formidable 760 million subscribers. Starting on Jan. 17, the iPhone 5S and 5C will be available...
Dec 22 2013, 9:41pm CST
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